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Cheap ‘Plant Pods’ That Can Grow More Lettuce in a Room Than Half-Acre Plot May End Hunger

As a means of tackling food security, this company developed a cheap micro-garden that produces tons of nutritious food without needing to be watered every day.

Teen Prodigies Create App That Could End School Lunch Hunger

Alyssa Kapasi had never thought about how school children living next door to her might be going hungry every day – and that is...

12-Year-old Saves Friend’s Leg Using First-Aid From ‘Hunger Games’ Book

A 12-year-old girl is being hailed as a hero after she used a first aid technique that she learned from reading The Hunger Games...

He Aims to Solve Hunger in Chicago by Bringing Food Waste Down to Zero

His ingenious app, Zero Percent, connects restaurants and schools that have surplus food with nonprofits that bring the food to those in need.

“Uber Against Hunger” Delivers Unused Food To Needy, Hits 1000-Meal Mark

What could be more perfect than using the “sharing economy” to deliver food that people don’t want to those who desperately need it? That’s what...

Chipotle Gives $100K to Mom’s Medical Bills After Refugee’s Powerful Essay on Hunger

A Mexican food chain was so inspired by a student’s essay, it donated $100,000 to his mother’s cancer treatment. Fue Xiong had already won a...

High School Kids Start Food Pantry to Keep Classmates From Hunger

What started off as a student government project has become a full-scale, full-time resource for students in one North Carolina community who are living...

Bangladesh Slashes Hunger Rates in Half, Becomes Model for Rest of World

According to a recent United Nations report, there are 216 million fewer hungry people in the world today than in the 1990’s – and...

How One #Hashtag Created a Movement to Stamp Out Hunger

Hashtag Lunchbag, a nonprofit that began with a few brown-bag lunches for the homeless on Skid Row, has spread to 100 cities and five...

50,000 Food-Bearing Trees Planted To Fight Caribbean Hunger

The Trees That Feed Foundation announced yesterday that in just five years 50,000 food-bearing trees donated by the organization have been planted in Caribbean nations...

26 Million Removed From Hunger Roles in a Year

According to a recent UN report, the number of hungry people in the world has now fallen to roughly 1 in 8— 26 million...
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Olympic Heroes Join British Prime Minister for Hunger Talks

Britain's double Olympic gold hero Mo Farah on Sunday helped launch a "hunger summit" with other athletes aimed at tackling malnutrition worldwide, held at...

US Helps to Relieve Afghan Hunger Caused by 2011 Draught

The U.S. is helping to alleviate hunger in Afghanistan through its Food for Peace program, a program originally started during the Eisenhower administration. A...
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New Muppet on Sesame Street Struggles With Hunger

Not since the cute, yellow HIV-positive Muppet premiered in 2009 on Sesame Street in South Africa has a new character from the Workshop taken...
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Jeff Bridges Leads New Hungry Kids Campaign to End U.S. Childhood Hunger

Academy Award winning actor Jeff Bridges came to Washington, D.C. yesterday to roll out a new campaign as national spokesperson for the No Kid...
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Jeff Bridges Leads New Hungry Kids Campaign to End U.S. Childhood Hunger

Academy Award winning actor Jeff Bridges came to Washington, D.C. yesterday to roll out a new campaign as national spokesperson for the No Kid...
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‘Hunger Banquet’ at Eiffel Tower Highlights World Food Day

Ten thousand empty plates were lined up in rows on the Champ de Mars next to the Eiffel Tower in Paris today to mark...

UN Finds Global Hunger Easing in 2010

The number of people in the world suffering chronic malnutrition fell for the first time in 15 years  -- down 9.3 percent in 2010,...
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Good News on the Hunger Front

There is some good news when it comes to the battle against global hunger. The United Nations today lowered its estimate of the number...
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Ghana’s Incredible Path Out of Hunger and Poverty

Ghana is on track to be the first country in Africa to achieve the Millennium Development Goals for halving poverty and hunger by 2015. Between...